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Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015

Red Bricks

Project Bricks

Cleveland Park Library

4 p.m.
Undirected play with LEGO building blocks. For all ages.
Maker Camp

Maker Camp

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library Teen Space is a Maker Camp site!  From July 6 to Aug. 14, we will be doing exciting experiments and projects Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4-6 p.m. and Fridays, 4-5:30 p.m. Children ages 8 and older and teens are invited to come join the fun every day of the camp or to just drop in whenever they are free.   No registration is necessary.
Superhero Mask

Superhero Craft Tuesday

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
Children can make a craft based on something from a part of the superheroes’ powers/technology.
Reptiles Alive!

Reptiles Alive!

Petworth Library

4 p.m.
Meet reptiles from all over the world in this wild, educational show featuring a giant snake, alligator tortoise, monitor lizard and other amazing reptiles. For ages 5 and older.
Bam Pow Read Image

Super Summer Book Jam! Sixth Grade Meetups

Mt. Pleasant Library

4:30 p.m.
Calling all rising sixth graders at DCPS! Come to Conference Room #1 on select Tuesdays 4:30-5:30 p.m. for your Super Summer Book Jam Meetups. We'll talk about the books you’re reading and eat snacks. Remember to count your hours towards Kid’s Summer Reading!  
resume-clipart

Resume and Cover Letter Help for Teens

Northwest One Library

4:30 p.m.
Calling all teenagers:Applying for a job? Internship? Need help writing a resume and cover letter? 
maturewalkers

Petworth Pacers Keep it Moving!

Petworth Library

5 p.m.
Want to stay fit and fabulous at 50+? Join us on select Tuesday evenings for "Petworth Pacers"! All walkers should bring their own water bottle (and a small face towel for perspiration, if you like) and dress in comfortable, weather-appropriate, movement-oriented clothing. Doctor's approval should be sought prior to participation. All walkers are required to sign liability waivers. Young children in strollers may accompany walkers.
Computer Keyboard

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing Clinic

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5 p.m.
Self-paced, practice tutorials and custom lessons for improving typing and keyboarding skills to help you create the cover letter and résumé needed to launch your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: D. P. Grogan Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. Class Objectives: Practice home-row key typing in self-paced exercises. Test your typing skills at various levels of proficiency and speed.

PJ Story Time

Woodridge Library

6 p.m.
You come in your pajamas, maybe bring a favorite stuffed animal, and we'll provide the bedtime stories.For ages 6 months to 5 years.
chess pieces

Learn to Play Chess

Deanwood Library

6 p.m.
It's your move! Learn to play chess, improve your game, or practice your moves with other players. This drop-in group is open to all ages and experience levels and meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 6 p.m.
Yoga picture

Yoga Classes at the Library

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us at Northwest One for free yoga classes every Tuesday night from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The classes are geared towards beginners and all are welcome regardless of experience.  Classes are lead by qualified instructors and are provided courtesy of Yoga Activist.
Happy Tails

Happy Tails Story Time

Tenley-Friendship Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us for a fun story time with adorable DOGS!   We kick off this story time with a book, some songs and then it is your turn. Bring your own book, make up a story, or grab a book here in the library to read to a lovable doggie! Many thanks to the volunteers with People Animals Love (PAL) for bringing in their pets.
Smartphone

Digital Drop-in

Southwest Library

6:30 p.m.
Got an issue with your smartphone, laptop, or eReader? Come let us troubleshoot. Want to download free books, music, movies and magazines to your device or computer? Come let us walk you through it. Have a question about how your digital device works? Come let us help you find the answer! Southwest Neighborhood Library staff will be avaible to answer your questions about your devices and give step-by-step instructions on how to download books, music, and movies from the library's website.
DC Office of Human Rights

Breaking Barriers to Employment: Discrimination

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6:30 p.m.
Are you a jobseeker with questions about discrimination? Do you believe that discrimination is preventing you from getting or keeping a job?  As part of the DC Public Library and Neighborhood Legal Services Program’s (NLSP’s) Breaking Barriers to Employment series, Teresa Rainey, Community Outreach Coordinator at the D.C. Office of Human Rights, will give a one-hour-and-15-minute (6:30 - 7:45 p.m.) presentation on how D.C. jobseekers can deal with employment discrimination.
Picture of Teacher, Dexter Sumner practicing Yoga

Vinyasa Yoga

Palisades Library

7 p.m.
Come join us for fun Hatha-Vinyasa Yoga for all levels with Dexter Sumner. Wear comfortable, breathable clothing.
yoga book

Yoga for Adults and Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Carrie Hsieh. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.
Empress Dowager Cixi : the concubine who launched modern China

History Book Club

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Join our monthly discussion with the new book Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine who Launched Modern China by Jung Chang.

ESL English Language Club

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

7 p.m.
Come to our ESL English Conversation Club, where you can practice your English skills in a casual environment. This conversation group is for English learners at all levels, but participants should have some English knowledge. This is an open group, and you can drop in at anytime between 7 and 8 p.m.  
Yoga

Yoga for Adults and Teens

Southwest Library

7 p.m.
All fitness levels welcome for this free yoga program, with Yoga Activist instructor Mary Koehler. Mats are provided, or you can bring your own.

English/Spanish Conversation Hour

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Join English and Spanish speakers every first and third Tuesday of the month for a half-hour of conversation in Spanish followed by a half-hour of conversation in English. Each meeting will focus on a particular topic/area of interest. Basic English/Spanish skills preferred. Únase a los hablantes de inglés y español cada primer y tercer martes del mes para una charla de media hora en español seguido por una charla de media hora en inglés. Cada sesión se centrará en un tema particular. Básico inglés/español preferido.

CCH Library Book Club

Chevy Chase Library

7 p.m.
Come discuss contemporary fiction and non-fiction selections the first Tuesday of every month.   

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015

Preschool Story Time

Francis A. Gregory Library

3:30 a.m.
This movement-based story time includes reading stories, singing familiar songs as well as learning new rhymes and songs with the librarian. For ages 3-5.

Preschool Story Time

Rosedale Library

10 a.m.
Stories, fingerplays, action rhymes, and singing and music for preschoolers! A story time geared towards children ages 3-5.
story time with mother hen

Toddler Time

Chevy Chase Library

10 a.m.
Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for children, ages 2 - 4, and their caregivers. Story time is limited to 60 participants. Pick up your tickets in the Children's Room. The program repeats at 11 a.m.
baby reading

Baby/Toddler Lap Time

Southeast Library

10 a.m.
Baby/toddler lap times are story times for babies ages birth through 24 months and their caregivers. Come enjoy books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, bounces, and more! Free tickets are required due to limited space. Tickets are distributed beginning 30 minutes before each story time on a first-come, first-served basis. Have a group? Please call ahead of time to make special arrangements.

Baby/Toddler Story Time

Northwest One Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs and flannel boards for children ages 0-3. Daycare groups and individuals with children are welcome.
Pre-School Story Time

Pre-School Story Time

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Stories, songs, and rhymes for ages 2-5, with their caregivers. For safety's sake, there is a limit of 75 participants for each story time. Remember -- there is a story time at 10 a.m. and another repeated at 11 a.m. To schedule a class visit, please call 202-671-3125.

Terrific Twos

Cleveland Park Library

10 a.m.
Weekly storytime with stories, music and rhymes for 2-year-olds. Second session at 11 a.m.

Preschool Story Time

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

10 a.m.
Story Time for ages 3-5. Class groups welcome.  To ensure that children can participate fully in this program, we ask that children who attend this program be at least over 2 years of age. 
Tales for Twos and Threes

Tales for Twos and Threes

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

10 a.m.
Children will hear short stories, sing, do fingerplays, dance, and move to popular songs.  For ages 2-3 and their caregivers.